A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Monroe in Utah on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.07 km (7 miles). The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:39:31 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11.07 km, -112.0643333° West, 38.6033333° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 04:39:31 / September 24, 2017 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. Event id: uu60013149. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60013149.
Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Richfield. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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